Pictures from the 2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards and Horn Book at Simmons. For more about the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, click here.
December is always a whirlwind time, and this month full of great events is no exception. Be sure to check our calendar for more information. On Thursday, December 5th, at 7:00 pm, Marcella Pixley will read from and sign her new YA novel Freak at the Concord Bookshop. The Concord Museum’s 18th annual “Family Trees” […]
Weston Woods is turning 60 this year! In honor of the occasion the company has created a new 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition DVD. The hour-long special collection “includes six of [their] most beloved titles from the last 10 years”: Arnie the Doughnut, No Roses for Harry!, Wild About Books, Dem Bones, That New Animal, and […]
There’s an abundance of children’s book–related events this November in Boston! A plethora of opportunities to meet beloved authors and illustrators (not to mention pick up signed books for holiday gifts) are below. Be sure to check our events calendar for more information. At the Writers’ Loft tonight, November 5th, from 7:30-9:00 pm, Erin Dionne […]
If you’re free and in Boston Wednesday night, I’ll be participating in a panel discussion of the Common Core State Standards for Bookbuilders of Boston. Other panelists include Simmons GSLIS prof Amy Pattee and educational publishing consultant Steve Pekich; the program runs from 6:00-8:00PM at 501 Boylston Street in Copley Square. Bring ID to get […]
Somehow it’s already mid-October; can you believe it? The beginning of fall is a whirlwind time here at the Horn Book as we prepare for and then host the annual Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony and Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium. It was lovely to see many of you at these events last weekend; if […]
Last Thursday’s Children’s Books Boston kick-off party at Simmons College was a fantastic success, with nearly 300 Boston-area publishers, authors and illustrators, reviewers, agents, librarians, booksellers, and children’s literature academics in attendance. After an introduction by each of the CBB partners — Candlewick Press, Charlesbridge, The Horn Book, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Simmons College Center […]
Not quite two years ago, The New York Public Library asked me to curate an exhibition about children’s books for its central gallery, the grand 4,500-square-foot space that lies just beyond the Library Lions (the main Fifth Avenue entrance-way) and Astor Hall. I would have a research assistant, a work area, my choice of designers, […]